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Competition Law and Sustainability

23rd September @ 09:30 - 18:00

A Competition Law Scholars Forum Workshop
Hosted by the Department of Commercial Law of Universitat de València Estudi General

Friday 23rd September 2022

Salón de Grados del Departamento de Derecho constitucional y Ciencia Política “Tomás Villarroya”

Mandatory prior registration by 16th September 2022 by confirmation with Carmen Rodilla (carmen.rodilla@uv.es)

09:30 – 09:50: Registration

09:50: Welcome, Barry Rodger (CLaSF), Carmen Rodilla (Universitat de València)

10:00 – 10:30 Introductory remarks, Andrés Boix (Universitat de València)

10:30 – 11:15 General Themes on Sustainability and Competition, Chair: Carmen Rodilla
Johannes Persch, University of Mannheim, Department of Law, ‘Competition Law v Sustainability’

11:15-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-13:00 Mapping the Competition Law and Sustainability Interface, Chair: Francisco Marcos
Teresa Oriani, PhD candidate, EUI, Florence, ‘Synergies, conflicts, redundancies and gaps: Mapping coordination issues in the competition-environment interface’
Klaudia Majcher, Vienna University of Economics and Business, ‘Protecting Personal Data and the Environment: Doctrinal Challenges for EU Competition Law in Our Day and Age’

13:00 – 14:15 LUNCH

14:15 – 15:30 Sustainability and Aspects of EU Competition Enforcement, Chair: Angus MacCulloch
Tuvana Aras, PhD Candidate Leiden University, ‘The Legal Impact of the European Climate Law on Competition Law Enforcers in the European Union’
Beverley Williamson, Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, Ireland, ‘Sustainability and Merger review: a competition Enforcer’s perspective’

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:15 Competition Law and wider values, Chair: Barry Rodger
Csongor Istvan Nagy, Department of Private International Law, University of Szeged, ‘Competition law and General Societal Values: the unholy marriage of good and greedy?’
Juan David Gutiérrez & Sebastián Solarte, Universidad del Rosario and PhD candidate at UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, ‘Can antitrust contribute to save the Amazon? Deforestation and competition law and policy in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru’

17:15-17:45 Closing comments Tomás Arranz Fernández-Bravo, Partner Uría Menéndez

18:00 Drinks

20:00 Speakers’ Dinner

Details

Date:
23rd September
Time:
09:30 - 18:00
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Venue

Department of Commercial Law of Universitat de València Estudi General
Valencia, Spain

Organiser

CLaSF
Website:
www.clasf.org